Here's one more blog I wrote about "Unlikely General" for the Yale University Press Blog.
Plus an essay on "Interrupted Odyssey" for the "What It Means To Be An American" maintained by Zocalo Public Square for the Smithsonian and Arizona State University.
Everyone is welcome to the 2019 Ohioana Book Festival which will be held at the Main Library in downtown Columbus from 10:30 AM to 5 PM on Saturday April 27. I'll be at Table 42 right at the main doorway into the event. I'll sign copies of Unlikely General: "Mad" Anthony Wayne and the Battle for America" and hopefully hear stories from history lovers who stop by. Check out the Ohioana Book Festival for more details!
The next talk & book event for Unlikely General: "Mad" Anthony Wayne and the Battle for America" will be Saturday May 18 in Grand Rapids, Ohio. More details soon!
On Sale Now: "Interrupted Odyssey:
Ulysses S. Grant and the American Indians"
CHECK OUT NEW IN BOOKS
Unlikely General: Posted May 15 (UK release date) as a top pick in Biography/Memoir at New in Books. Check out my author interview.
LIVE on AM 760!
Listen to the podcast of my interview about Unlikely General: "Mad" Anthony Wayne and the Battle for America on the Mike Slater Show on March 19, 2018 in San Diego.
LIVE on CSpan!
Watch my talk on The Other Trail of Tears: The Removal of the Ohio Indians at the Gaithersburg Book Festival on May 16, 2015.
What made Anthony Wayne an "unlikely general"?
He was not President Washington's first choice to lead the army against the Indians in 1792.
A womanizer, heavy drinker, and spend-thrift who had suffered a physical and mental breakdown fighting in the last year of the American Revolution, he had just been removed from Congress for voter fraud. But Washington took a chance on Wayne and the rest is history!